What is the Crypto Fear and Greed Index? What does it mean?
Crypto Fear and greed index reflects the sentiments of Bitcoin and other major cryptocurrencies. Fear and greed index; A value of 0 means "Extreme Fear" and a value of 100 means "Extreme Greed". With the rise of Bitcoin, the level of greed in people rises, and when it falls, the level of fear rises. It aims to avoid excessive emotions with the assumptions of the Fear Index and the greed index. The index is based on 6 different factors. These are: Volatility, Market Momentum / Volume, Social Media, Surveys, Dominance and trends. Data sources are taken from 3rd party sites. The information does not include trading advice.
Where to check the Bitcoin Fear Index?
You can see the values from the data below. You can check the fear and greed values of cryptocurrencies by visiting our site daily.
Fear and Greed Index
Last updated: 18 Jan 2022
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Crypto Fear and Greed Index Over Time
Why Measure Fear and Greed?
The crypto market behaviour is very emotional. People tend to get greedy when the market is rising which results in FOMO (Fear of missing out). Also, people often sell their coins in irrational reaction of seeing red numbers. With our Fear and Greed Index, we try to save you from your own emotional overreations. There are two simple assumptions:
Extreme fear can be a sign that investors are too worried. That could be a buying opportunity.
When Investors are getting too greedy, that means the market is due for a correction.
Therefore, we analyze the current sentiment of the Bitcoin market and crunch the numbers into a simple meter from 0 to 100. Zero means "Extreme Fear", while 100 means "Extreme Greed". See below for further information on our data sources.
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